Stuttgart: Bleed Air, Aerotoxisches Syndrom oder Fume-Event – VER.DI – 16.1.17

Stuttgart: Bleed Air, Aerotoxisches Syndrom oder Fume-Event Syndrom oder Fume-Event zu deutsch: Gift im Flieger – schon mal was davon gehört? Flugzeugcrews ist die Begrifflichkeit des aerotoxischen Syndroms, Bleed Air oder Fume-Events bekannt. Manche haben selber auf schmerzhafte, zum Teil sogar tödliche Weise damit ihre schlimmen Erfahrungen gemacht. Betroffen ist die Luftfahrt weltweit. Auch in…

Flight Attendants: Boeing Is Poisoning Us with Toxic Air – New Domain – 10.1.17

In a lawsuit, flight attendants accuse Boeing of poisoining them with toxic air. Stephanie McMillan takes a closer look. Flight attendants for Alaska Air have filed a lawsuit against Boeing for allowing toxic air into the cabins of the airplanes it manufactures. According to the complaint, the air used to maintain cabin pressure gets sucked into…

Aerotoxic Syndrome: Why You Get Sick While Flying And How To Protect Yourself – Honey Colony – 4.11.16 republished 7.1.17

Pan pan pan — fumes aboard Aerotoxic syndrome is no joke. Imagine standing in front of a fan while someone opens a bottle of motor oil and forces you to inhale the fumes. This is the situation airline passengers face every day when they inhale engine oil mixed with recycled air thanks to faulty engine…

British Airways crew became ‘lost’ and sick after a suspected leak of noxious gas into their cabin – International Business Times – 1.1.17

A British Airways crew vomited, became dizzy and suffered short term memory loss as a suspected leak of toxic fumes entered their cabin, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing. They were manning an Airbus A380 from San Francisco to London when several of them began to variously wander around the cabin “lost” and…

American Airlines flight attendants taken to hospital after strange odor on plane causes headaches – Dallas News – 3.13.17

American Airlines says seven flight attendants were treated at a Florida hospital after complaining that a strange odor on their plane gave them headaches. An airline spokeswoman said Tuesday that the employees were treated and released. Alexis Aran Coello said none of the passengers on the flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Orlando, Florida, complained…

7 American Airlines flight attendants go to hospital after complaint about fumes – Orlando Sentinel – 3.1.17

Seven American Airlines flight attendants went to the hospital early this morning after paramedics at Orlando International Airport responded to their jetliner because of a report of possible toxic fumes. The incident happened aboard Flight 1868 from Charlotte to Orlando,according to airport spokeswoman Carolyn Fennell. The flight attendants were checked by airport paramedics in the…

Leaked report details British Airways emergency landing in Vancouver – News 1130 – 3.1.17

LONDON (NEWS 1130) – From toxic fumes to oxygen masks and confusion, a new leaked report is painting a clearer picture of just what happened aboard British Airways flight that had to make an emergency landing in Vancouver back in October. The Airbus A380 ‘Super Jumbo’ was headed to from San Francisco to London when…

British-Airways-Flug muss notlanden, nachdem Crew bizarres Verhalten an den Tag legt – Focus.de – 2.1.17

Am 25.Oktober muss ein Airbus A380 von British Airways in Vancouver notlanden. Während des Fluges zeigte sich die Crew völlig verwirrt und aggressiv. Als der Pilot von offenbar kontaminierter Luft in der Passagierkabine erfuhr, steuerte er sofort den nächstgelegenen Flughafen an. Bei einem Flug von San Francisco nach London ist es am 25. Oktober vergangenen…

Fumée toxiques en A380 : un équipage de British Airways hospitalisé – Air Journal – 2.1.17

Les trois pilotes et 22 hôtesses de l’air et stewards d’un Airbus A380 vol de la compagnie aérienne British Airways ont été brièvement hospitalisés l’automne dernier, apparemment suite à un dégagement de fumées toxiques. Le Sunday Times a publié le 1er janvier 2017 un rapport interne citant le chef de cabine d’un superjumbo qui reliait…